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Kabul Air Quality Index (AQI) | Afghanistan

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level Kabul

Last Update: 26 May 2024, 04:42pm

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Major Air Pollutants in Kabul

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Carbon-mono-oxide icon
652 (CO)
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12 (NO2)

PM2.5 1.7X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Kabul is 1.7 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Kabul - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Kabul Us Embassy MODERATE 80 56 26 56 25 39

Weather Conditions in Kabul

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Kabul?
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Local Time

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Sunrise
Sunset
06:26 AM
06:26 PM
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Wind speed

33 km/h

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UV Index

16

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Pressure

800 mb


Health Advice For Kabul

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Kabul, Afghanistan?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Kabul Air Quality Forecast



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AQI

Weather


Temp.


Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

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Saturday

134

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Sunday

134

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Monday

134

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Tuesday

134

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Wednesday

134

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Kabul

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-200
Poor
201-300
Unhealthy
301-400
Severe
401-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Kabul Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


Quick answers to some commonly asked questions about the air pollution of Kabul.


The real-time air quality in Kabul is 56 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 25 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Kabul is 26 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 15 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5 for 24 hrs mean. Currently, the concentration is 1.04 times the recommended limit.

Generally, the air quality at Kabul starts deteriorating in late October. The winters are the worst-hit season in terms of air pollution.

You should wear a good N95 mask when you go outdoor in Kabul until the AQI is improving upto moderate range.

Office going people should avoid personal vehicles and use public transportations or carpooling.

(i) The primary causes of outdoor air pollution are solid, liquid particles called aerosols & gase from vehicles emissions, construction activities, factories, burning stubble & fossil fuels and wildfire, etc.


(ii) Main causes of indoor air pollution are harmful gases from cooking fuels (such as wood, crop wastes, charcoal, coal and dung), damp, mould smoke, chemicals from cleaning materials, etc.

Indoor air pollution in Kabul is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

In Kabul , you must use an air purifier or fresh air machine at home or office indoor and close all the doors, windows and ventilations when the outdoor air quality index (aqi) in Kabul is very high. Proper ventilation is highly recommended only when outdoor air quality is improving and moderate AQI range.




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